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GLOSSARY*
jEAim, delay.
JHABAP, a prop, an ittached shaft or pilaster.
JSERA, a blind well.
JHUNJHABKA, early morning,
JUA, a sister's husband.
JIJIYA, a sbter.
, the restoration of a ruined temple OT other building.
, naughtiness, peevishness, in a child.
JOT, exorcisms and incantations as practised by Jogis.
JUEE, near.
KAJRA (for kajjal), lampblack.
KAKA, & father's younger brother.
KAST-VRIT, professional begging.
KARKAS, a kind of water-fowl abounding at Gokul and Gobardhan.
KATHARI, equivalent to ffudari, a tattered garment.
K&THAUA, a wooden dish.
KATHAUIA, in the lump ; equivalent to the more common gol, or the Arabic
revenue term bilmuJcta*.
KAURA, a morsel.
HHAIT, time (for JcsTiari).
E.HASTDAR, brush-wood*
KHANDI, an instalment.
KHERA, the original village site, as distinguished from the subordinate hamlets
of later formation.
En ERA-PAT, ' the lord of the khera* the hereditary village purohit.
KHXLLI, a jest, joke.
HHOR, a double sheet or wrapper, as an article of clothing.
KHUNT, a corner.
SJELURKA, a noise, like akat.  Thus Tchurku so Mayo, * there was some sort of a
noise'.
KILLA, a great noise, or outcry.
KIKLI, a cry, alarm, as main ne Jsilli macMi, 11 gave the alarm/
KJTEK, how much.
KoHARj a pole set slanting over a well to assist in drawing water by hand.
KomnA CHAKHA, * easy noon/ a little before noon, JZomara being equivalent to
narm, as in the phrase narm fcos,   ' an easy or short tos,' and oldlcJid being
the midday collation.   The expression is sometimes altered to Jcomara dopakr.
KRIPA, grace, or favour, used as equivalent to the Persian complimentary phrase
tasJinf.   Thus dj to dp ne kakm faripd kari T   * "Where has your honor been
to-day?'